M Ptok

Summary

Affiliation: Hannover Medical School
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Chronic cough - diagnostic aspects]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    Laryngorhinootologie 87:468-75. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint [Physiology of the upper esophageal sphincter]
    M Jungheim
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625, Hannover, Deutschland
    HNO 62:457-68. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint [Guideline-conform diagnostics in language impairments]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625, Hannover, Deutschland
    HNO 62:266-70. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint [Anatomy of the upper esophageal sphincter]
    M Jungheim
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625, Hannover, Deutschland
    HNO 62:385-92; quiz 393-4. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint [Prosody, speech input and language acquisition]
    M Jungheim
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625, Hannover, Deutschland
    HNO 62:249-53. 2014
  6. doi request reprint [Genetic causes in mild speech acquisition delay with/without mild developmental delay: significance for ENT physicians]
    C Schwemmle
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625, Hannover, Deutschland
    HNO 58:378-82. 2010
  7. doi request reprint [Low level phonological processing and intelligence potential in preschool children]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 60:427-31. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint [Clicking larynx syndrome : a literature review and multiple-case report]
    M Jungheim
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625, Hannover, Deutschland
    HNO 61:965-9. 2013
  9. doi request reprint [Gonosomal trisomy syndrome. Five case reports and review of literature]
    C Schwemmle
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover
    Laryngorhinootologie 92:725-31. 2013
  10. doi request reprint [Tetrasomy 18p syndrome and hearing loss. An unusual case]
    C Schwemmle
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625, Hannover, Deutschland
    HNO 60:901-5. 2012

Detail Information

Publications70

  1. ncbi request reprint [Chronic cough - diagnostic aspects]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    Laryngorhinootologie 87:468-75. 2008
    ..A proper diagnostic management should include pneumologists, gastroenterologists and ENT physicians working together. An in-depth knowledge about pathomechanisms, possible triggers and diseases associated with cough is essential...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Physiology of the upper esophageal sphincter]
    M Jungheim
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625, Hannover, Deutschland
    HNO 62:457-68. 2014
    ..Basal sphincter tone is dependent on several influencing factors; during swallowing, sphincter opening and closure follow a complex multiphase pattern. This article presents an overview of the current understanding of UES physiology. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint [Guideline-conform diagnostics in language impairments]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625, Hannover, Deutschland
    HNO 62:266-70. 2014
    ..By closely following this new guideline, testing and diagnosing children with language difficulties is believed to be enhanced considerably, and also comply with quality management standards. ..
  4. ncbi request reprint [Anatomy of the upper esophageal sphincter]
    M Jungheim
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625, Hannover, Deutschland
    HNO 62:385-92; quiz 393-4. 2014
    ..This article presents an overview of the current understanding of the complex UES anatomy. ..
  5. ncbi request reprint [Prosody, speech input and language acquisition]
    M Jungheim
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625, Hannover, Deutschland
    HNO 62:249-53. 2014
    ..The prosody of the speech input plays an important role. In most cultures adults modify their code when communicating with children. Compared to normal speech this code differs especially with regard to prosody...
  6. doi request reprint [Genetic causes in mild speech acquisition delay with/without mild developmental delay: significance for ENT physicians]
    C Schwemmle
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625, Hannover, Deutschland
    HNO 58:378-82. 2010
    ..If the suspicion of hearing impairment as the cause of problems in daily life is not confirmed in a patient, ENT specialists should also consider genetic causes in the differential diagnosis...
  7. doi request reprint [Low level phonological processing and intelligence potential in preschool children]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 60:427-31. 2012
    ..To assess concurrent validity the correlation between test results using this material and results of an intelligence test were examined...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Clicking larynx syndrome : a literature review and multiple-case report]
    M Jungheim
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625, Hannover, Deutschland
    HNO 61:965-9. 2013
    ..Up until now, the so-called clicking larynx syndrome (CLS) has not been defined in German teaching literature. Therefore, this article reviews the international literature on CLS and also presents three case reports...
  9. doi request reprint [Gonosomal trisomy syndrome. Five case reports and review of literature]
    C Schwemmle
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover
    Laryngorhinootologie 92:725-31. 2013
    ..If the suspicion of hearing impairment as the cause of problems is not confirmed in a patient, ENT specialists should also consider SCA as a possible cause in the differential diagnosis. ..
  10. doi request reprint [Tetrasomy 18p syndrome and hearing loss. An unusual case]
    C Schwemmle
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625, Hannover, Deutschland
    HNO 60:901-5. 2012
    ..Furthermore, in all children with developmental delay and dysmorphic features a chromosomal analysis should be initiated...
  11. doi request reprint [Phonological loop and low level phonological processing in preschool children]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625, Hannover, Deutschland
    HNO 60:269-74. 2012
    ..However, test results may be influenced by other factors beside correct acoustic representation. Here we studied if working memory capacity (WMC) correlates with reproducing sets of minimal pairs...
  12. doi request reprint [Is a differentiation between low-level and higher phonological processing in primary school children justified?]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Deutschland
    HNO 59:1209-14. 2011
    ..Only in the case of the latter is it necessary to operate consciously with speech sounds. This study aims to evaluate whether the aforementioned differentiation between low- and high-level phonological processing is justified...
  13. doi request reprint [Autism spectrum disorders. Current knowledge and importance for ENT specialists]
    C Schwemmle
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Strasse 1, 30625 Hannover
    HNO 56:169-76. 2008
    ..In this report the diagnostic and therapeutic strategies currently applied for autism and its importance for ENT specialists are presented...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Phoneme discrimination test material for preschool children: development and preliminary assessment]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover
    Laryngorhinootologie 85:640-8. 2006
    ..However, little is known about the reliability and validity of discrimination abilities in preschool children as assessed by these tests. Based on previous results we now developed a test material based on minimal pair presentation...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder: what is currently known and its significance for ENT specialists]
    C Schwemmle
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    HNO 55:569-74. 2007
    ..In this report the diagnostic and therapeutic strategies currently applied for ADHD and their importance for ENT specialists are presented...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Auditory processing and phonological processing do not correlate in preschool children]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    Laryngorhinootologie 86:574-8. 2007
    ..This predicts that auditory processing tests do not correlate with phonological processing tasks...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Auditory processing disorders : Consensus statement by the German Society for Phoniatry and Paedaudiology]
    A Nickisch
    Abteilung für Phoniatrie und Audiologie, Kinderzentrum Munchen, Heiglhofstrasse 63, 81377, Munchen
    HNO 55:61-72. 2007
    ..Furthermore, factors which need to be considered in order to differentiate between APD and other diseases are specified. Therapeutic intervention possibilities which are rated according to their prognostic values conclude the article...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Erbium:YAG laser surgery on vocal fold tissue]
    K Luerssen
    Klinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, Deutschland
    HNO 55:443-6. 2007
    ..Thermal necrosis had a range of about 5 microm. Further investigations on the vocal folds of humans must be performed to determine whether this laser is qualified for clinical applications...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Speech impairment and the Smith-Magenis syndrome]
    C Bergmann
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule, 30625, Hannover
    HNO 55:644-6. 2007
    ..Also sensorineural and conduction hearing loss are described. In children with speech delay the physician should consider a genetic or syndromal disease...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Chromosome 1q syndrome and hearing loss: an unusual case]
    C Schwemmle
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Strasse 1, 30625 Hannover
    Laryngorhinootologie 85:279-82. 2006
    ..The number of symptoms are related to the loss of genetic material. To our knowledge this is the first description of a patient with interstitial deletion of chromosome 1 (q23-q31)...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Frequency specific auditory evoked responses. Experiments on stimulus polarity, sweep frequency, stimulus duration, notched-noise masking level, and threshold estimation in volunteers with normal hearing]
    R Schönweiler
    Abteilung für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie in der HNO Klinik, Universitätsklinikum Schleswig Holstein Campus Lübeck
    HNO 53:983-94. 2005
    ..The results indicate that frequency specific auditory evoked responses provide reliable threshold estimations. Future experiments are required to confirm the threshold deviations for hard of hearing individuals...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Optical coherence tomography in the diagnosis of vocal folds]
    K Luerssen
    Klinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 54:611-5. 2006
    ..Thus, we propose that OCT be introduced as a new method for the detection of morphological changes in the vocal fold complementary to other established methods...
  23. ncbi request reprint [The treatment of laryngeal movement disorders with botulinum toxin: part 2: experience and considerations]
    C Schwemmle
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625, Hannover, Deutschland
    HNO 55:485-8. 2007
    ..We report our experiences using these different techniques for the monitoring of patients and their treatment with botulinum toxin in laryngeal movement disorders...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of laryngeal movement disorders with botulinum toxins: part 1: History and mode of action]
    C Schwemmle
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625, Hannover
    HNO 55:399-402. 2007
    ..Research on type F toxin is also underway. In this article, the history of botulinum toxin, its therapeutic activity and possibilities for its use are described...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of patients with aphasia--practical considerations]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 55:E40-3. 2007
    ..Here we discuss the rational for prescribing therapy for aphasia patients based on current guidelines and discuss how the patients and relatives can be best advised...
  26. ncbi request reprint ["Off-label use" of botulinum toxin preparations in treatment of spasmodic dysphonia. Position of the German Society of Phoniatrics and Pediatric Audiology]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Germany
    HNO 52:45-9. 2004
  27. doi request reprint [Assessing the progress of grammar acquisition in young children]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie OE 6510, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Strasse 1, 30625 Hannover
    HNO 56:549, 551-2. 2008
    ..Therefore, the mean length of utterance estimation can be used to assess and monitor the progress of grammar acquisition...
  28. doi request reprint [Unusual causes of biphonation]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule, Carl Neuberg Strasse 1, 30625 Hannover
    HNO 56:479-83. 2008
    ..Postoperatively we saw a transversal fixation of the vocal fold mucosa caused by a suture. This fixation led to two separated "neo" glottides, one being in the anterior third and the other in the posterior third of the vocal folds...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Low level auditory skills in school children attending third and fourth grade]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    Laryngorhinootologie 87:257-64. 2008
    ..In Germany testing auditory low level skills has gained some popularity. However only few studies have provided norms. Prior to further testing we here aimed at establishing normal values for school children...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Hearing aid fitting in children with difficulties processing auditory information-evaluation of parents' satisfaction]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover
    Laryngorhinootologie 87:23-9. 2008
    ..Some children suffer from difficulties processing auditory information despite normal cochlear function. Here we raised the question if hearing aid (HA) fitting might be beneficial for such children...
  31. ncbi request reprint [Developmental dyslexia: the role of phonological processing for the development of literacy]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    HNO 55:737-48. 2007
    ..Therefore, it appears mandatory that ear-nose-throat physicians have at least a basic knowledge of the theory of phonological processing. This will enable proper consultation with parents of affected children...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Low level auditory skills compared to writing skills in school children attending third and fourth grade: evidence for the rapid auditory processing deficit theory?]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    Klin Padiatr 220:77-80. 2008
    ..To further explore this theory we compared different measures of auditory low level skills to writing skills in school children...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Minimal pair reproduction correlates with spelling ability]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie OE 6510, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625, Hannover, Deutschland
    HNO 56:73-80. 2008
    ..Taking the phonological deficit theory as a basis, minimal pair reproduction, i.e. a simple phonological task, was measured in schoolchildren and compared with their spelling performance...
  34. ncbi request reprint [The relationship between minimal pair reproduction and writing skills]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie OE 6510, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 55:819-26. 2007
    ..Here we tested whether low level auditory processing is correlated with a simple phonological processing task, thus indicating a close relationship between higher sensory and lower cognitive processing...
  35. ncbi request reprint [(Central) auditory processing disorders. Remarks on the ASHA Technical Report]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 54:6-8. 2006
  36. ncbi request reprint [Unilateral sensineural deafness associated with mutations in the PAX3-gene in Waardenburg syndrome type I]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 54:557-60. 2006
    ..Screening the entire PAX 3 gene revealed C64A und T164A mutations in exon I und II, both being missense mutations. Neither mutation has not been reported previously...
  37. ncbi request reprint [Subjective assessment of auditory processing deficits and perceptual performance in children]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 53:568-72. 2005
    ..Besides several audiometric procedures, the suggestion has been made to use a newly developed questionnaire to assess APD; however, data on the reliability and validity of this psychometric tool are still lacking...
  38. ncbi request reprint [Speech perception. The basis for speech audiometry examinations]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Strasse 1, 30625 Hannover, Germany
    HNO 52:824-30. 2004
    ..Here, our current knowledge of these processes is outlined and theories that model speech perception in general are briefly reviewed...
  39. ncbi request reprint [Verbal learning and memory test in children. Analysis of it environmental validity]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover
    HNO 53:369-75. 2005
    ..The VLMT (auditory verbal learning and memory test) was constructed for use in children and adults. This study aimed at investigating the ecological validity in children...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Niikawa-Kuroki (Kabuki) syndrome and hearing impairment]
    K Luerssen
    Klinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 52:451-4. 2004
    ..Audiometry demonstrated a pantonal hearing loss. Since children affected by this syndrome may also have a severe hearing impairment early testing is mandatory...
  41. ncbi request reprint [Age dependent maturation of NC-ERP]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 52:270-4. 2004
    ..Other factors beside severity of APD may cause "pathological" NC-ERP. Here we raise the question of whether maturational factors may be responsible for disordered NC-ERP...
  42. ncbi request reprint [Small deletion--large effect]
    K Luerssen
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 52:258-60. 2004
    ..If a combination of these exist, it is advisable to carry out a genetic examination of the child in order to determine whether VCFS is present or not. This is the only way of providing an early diagnosis of this syndrome...
  43. ncbi request reprint [Child language development delay in craniofacial dysplasia]
    C Schwemmle
    Klinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 52:150-2. 2004
  44. ncbi request reprint [Late auditory potentials (NC-ERP) in children with symptoms of auditory processing and perception disorder. With and without attention deficit disorder]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover
    HNO 52:67-75. 2004
    ..Here we investigated whether NC-ERP may be used as a tool to differentiate between APD and ADHD...
  45. ncbi request reprint [Basic principles of neonatal hearing screening (standard of care). Position of the Interdisciplinary Neonatal Hearing Screening Consensus Conference]
    M Ptok
    Klinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Hannover
    HNO 51:876-9. 2003
  46. ncbi request reprint [Long-term results after velopharyngoplasty]
    C Küttner
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Mund, Kiefer und Gesichtschirurgie, Interdisziplinäres Zentrum für Gesichtsfehlbildungen, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Strasse 1, 30625 Hannover
    Mund Kiefer Gesichtschir 7:76-82. 2003
    ..In some patients no improvement can be achieved with conservative therapy and a velopharyngoplasty (VPP) may be indicated. This study was performed to evaluate the long-term results after VPP...
  47. ncbi request reprint [Normal nasalance for the German language. Nasometric values for clinical use in patients with cleft lip and palate]
    C Küttner
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Mund, Kiefer und Gesichtschirurgie, Interdisziplinäres Zentrum für Gesichtsfehlbildungen an der MHH, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 51:151-6. 2003
    ..However,normative values for the German language are not yet available. In order to overcome this problem, this study evaluated such norms using NasalView...
  48. ncbi request reprint [Decision processes at threshold levels during psychoacoustic testing]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Germany
    Laryngorhinootologie 81:696-701. 2002
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint [Hearing screening with automatic evaluation of TEOAE and a new method of automatic evaluation of early auditory evoked potentials. Optimization and field trial]
    R Schönweiler
    Abteilung fur Phoniatrie und Padaudiologie, Klinik fur Hals, Nasen und Ohrenkrankheiten, Universitatsklinikum Lubeck, Ratzeburger Allee 160, 23562 Lübeck
    HNO 50:649-56. 2002
    ..In addition, a good reference is required as "golden standard."..
  50. ncbi request reprint [Signal detection theoretical aspects of various threshold detection procedures]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Germany
    Laryngorhinootologie 81:395-9. 2002
    ..Signal detection theory may help to explain why results obtained with various procedures may be quite different...
  51. ncbi request reprint [Impairment of speech and communication skills in dementia]
    N Buller
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 53:177-80. 2005
    ..Furthermore, it is difficult to distinguish dementia from semantic dementia, Broca's aphasia and chronic progressive aphasia...
  52. ncbi request reprint [Dementia-current knowledge and significance for ENT specialists]
    C Schwemmle
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 52:1103-8. 2004
    ..In this report, the strategies in diagnostics and therapy which should be known by ENT specialists are presented...
  53. ncbi request reprint [The effects of recurrent otitis media with effusion on speech development]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 53:71-7. 2005
    ..The mediated theory holds that fluctuant hearing loss endangers diffuse cognitive-linguistic effects, affecting speech perception and production...
  54. ncbi request reprint [On the auditory evaluation of voice quality]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 54:793-802. 2006
    ..Therefore, the IRR of the four point RBH (roughness, breathiness, hoarseness vs overall grade) scale was studied. Other parameters, e.g. validity and intrarater reliability were not considered...
  55. ncbi request reprint Osteopathia striata with cranial sclerosis and hearing loss
    K Luerssen
    Department of Phoniatrics and Pedaudiology, Hanover Medical School, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625, Hanover, Germany
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 263:123-6. 2006
    ..As a possible alternative, children with osteopathia striata and cranial sclerosis with hearing loss should be fitted with hearing aids because surgery of the middle ear probably will be difficult or perhaps not possible...
  56. ncbi request reprint [Auditory processing disorder versus attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. A dysfunction complex or different entities?]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 54:405-8, 410-4. 2006
    ..For testing this theory we compared parents' ratings of APD and ADHD behavioural characteristics...
  57. ncbi request reprint [Is there a correlation between low-level auditory processing and phonological processing in preschool children?]
    N Buller
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 54:715-20. 2006
    ..Here we studied if there is a correlation between two hotly debated measures of auditory low-level processing and measures of phonological processing in preschool children...
  58. ncbi request reprint [Pragmatic language impairment in children]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, MHH Hannover
    HNO 53:978-82. 2005
    ..Otolaryngologists have to be aware of PLI in case children with communication problems are referred to them. This may enable a timely diagnosis and early intervention...
  59. ncbi request reprint [Stability of phoneme discrimination in preschool children]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, MH Hannover
    HNO 54:635-42. 2006
    ..However, little is known about the stability of discrimination abilities in preschool children. We investigated the test-retest reliability of a newly developed test material...
  60. ncbi request reprint [Does the subjective assessment of roughness correlate with a computer-aided measurement of irregularity index?]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, MH Hannover
    HNO 54:132-8. 2006
    ..These data indicate that objective measurements of vibratory cycle irregularity during text reading can be used for clinical purposes in addition to subjective roughness scaling...
  61. ncbi request reprint [Factorial structure of the BAKO 1-4. On the validation of the "Base competence for school years 1-4" test for determining phonological processing]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 54:888-92. 2006
    ..Phonological awareness in native German speaking school children in grades 1 through 4 can be tested using the BAKO 1-4. We raised the question whether BAKO 1-4 subtests probe different aspects of phonological processing...
  62. ncbi request reprint [Phonological loop and minimal pair discrimination in preschool children]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie der Medizinischen Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 52:1109-12. 2004
    ..However test results may be influenced by other factors beside proper acoustic representation. Here we aim at determining whether working memory capacity (WMC) correlates with reproducing sets of MP...
  63. ncbi request reprint [Gender and phoneme discrimination ability]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    Laryngorhinootologie 84:20-3. 2005
    ..Here we raised the question if phoneme discrimination abilities in male preschool children are inferior to female's phoneme discrimination abilities thus indicating less efficient phonological processing in boys...
  64. ncbi request reprint [Universal hearing screening for babies--recommendations for the organization and performance of the universal screening of babies for hereditary hearing disorders in Germany]
    M Gross
    Universitätsklinik für Kinder und Jugendmedizin, Ulm Donau
    Z Geburtshilfe Neonatol 208:239-45. 2004
  65. ncbi request reprint [German phoneme contrast hierarchy. A study with preschool children]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie der Medizinischen Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 53:181-6. 2005
    ..Preschool children were asked to repeat these MP after auditory presentation. We then investigated whether the phoneme contrast hierarchy corresponded to the empirically found degree of difficulty...
  66. ncbi request reprint [Voice exercise therapy versus electrostimulation therapy in patients with unilateral vocal fold paralysis]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 53:1092-7. 2005
    ..However, data regarding their effectiveness and efficiency are sparse. Here we compare the outcome of traditional voice treatment versus electrostimulation voice exercise...
  67. ncbi request reprint [A violent gagging response to small cysts on the arytenoid cartilage]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie OE 6510, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 52:538-40. 2004
  68. ncbi request reprint Search for deletion 22q11.2 in interphase nuclei of buccal mucosa of patients ascertained by isolated cleft palate: a new diagnostic approach
    N Shouman
    Department of Human Genetics, Hannover Medical University, 30623 Hannover, Germany
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 32:198-200. 2003
    ..A normal result has been obtained in 98 patients; a deletion 22q11.2 was present in three patients (2.8%) with cleft palate...
  69. ncbi request reprint [Bamboo nodes as the cause of dysphonias in autoimmune diseases]
    C Schwemmle
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule, Hannover, Germany
    HNO 55:564-8. 2007
    ..quot; They often feature a transverse yellowish appearance of the middle third of the vocal cord, resembling a bamboo node. Typical histologic signs are similar to rheumatoid nodules...
  70. ncbi request reprint [Botulinum toxin type A-induced "rebalancing" in bilateral vocal cord paralysis?]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Strasse 1, 30625 Hannover
    HNO 49:548-52. 2001
    ..Voice quality was breathy after the injection; however, neither aspiration nor dysphagia developed. Surprisingly, the maximum phonation time increased...